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I Have Esophageal Achalasia

Esophageal Achalasia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Esophageal Achalasia. You're not alone. 33 People

    I Have 'what"

    When i first started experiencing some esophageal difficulties it was last July and had been admitted through the ER because I was dehydrated.  They preformed the first  esophageal test the next day and I was told I had ulcers and they removed a polup and sent it off...
    sageintyme sageintyme 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2010

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    My Achalasia Story

     Hello all!  I have esophageal achalasia, though it was discovered early.  It all started with a choking episode.  From there, I began to notice that food just wasn't going down properly, and often ended up stuck to the roof of my mouth.  Even when food...
    scandiavegan scandiavegan 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    So Many Doctors

    It started about 5 years ago (November 2007). I kept being sick late in the day or I would wake in the night with a bloated hard stomach and feel sick, like something was stuck. I went to the doctors and he sent me to the hospital to have the camera down to see what was happening...
    DebbieYorkshireUK DebbieYorkshireUK 31-35 Apr 15, 2012

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    I Have Achalasia

    Hi everyone,This is my first ever forum, and didn't even know one existed for this disease, it heartens me that I have found somewhere to share and also learn of everyone else's experiences.I'm 32 and have had Achalasia for 5 years, although my symptoms were not prominent until...
    katmeow katmeow 31-35 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    Achalasia - Is This The Cure?

    For over 5 years I have swallowing difficulties. Initially it was solids then it was with semi-liquids and cold liquids. I would experienced chest pain and frequently had to regurgitate to relieve the pain. Then a wonderful thing happened. My wife came across this book by...
    CoconutMiracle CoconutMiracle 56-60 Jun 19, 2012

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    Heller's Myotomy

     I have a Heller's Myotomy done and it has been great.  Went from not being able to eat solids and often not being able to drink a glass of water to being able to eat most anything and rarely having any issues.   I have to remember to drink water with meals and...
    goingawaynow goingawaynow 70+ Sep 30, 2009

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    Of Uncertainty Over Time I Felt Hopeless. I Hope A Miracle Comes To Me.

    who knows when i undergo this disease may be the beginning 2010. i also think it was just a normal ulcer but over time and in a fairly long period of times is not the usual ulcer. sometimes i do not eat for several days even water can not enter into my stomach. i finally checked...
    koncreng koncreng 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    I Am Sure I Have Achalasia

    I just learned yesterday that I have Achalasia. It first started about january this year, I was 5 months pregnant. I would have a hard time eating big meals and would sometimes throw up. I thought that this was part of the pregnancy, BUT it kept progressing to where I would throw...
    momma2max momma2max 26, F Oct 19, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    My story is a long one. I was diagnosed with Achalasia in 1990 at 6 years old. Long before all of the keyhole entry surgeries were created. It took 8 months and dozens of trips to...
    livingtestimony83 livingtestimony83 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Terminal insomnia, more specifically. Which means I don't have a problem falling asleep but I wake up too early. I usually wake up at around 330AM. Sometimes it's an hour later...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Hello fellow cyst survivors. I never thought there was a support group out there, I feel lucky to have come across this site. It is nice to know there are others out there who...
    20yrvet 20yrvet 41-45 9 hrs ago

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    I am 22 years old and have had CRIPPLING emetophobia for as long as I can remember. In fact, my fear is so bad that I can't even stand to hear or read the "v" word...so browsing...
    hummingbirdbullets hummingbirdbullets 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    Okay this might going to be a long post Does this ever happen to you that you are living a ****** life and then you are straight transported to cloud 9 then again everything comes...
    eriloves1D eriloves1D 16-17, F 22 hrs ago

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    I would like to discuss my symptoms and share with others who have this condition,I have suffered from jaw pain for almost 3 years,the locking or inflammation is terrible and is...
    sar2015 sar2015 31-35, F 16 hrs ago

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    I always told myself and everyone that I was so glad to not have a drug addiction. I don't do drugs I never have. I'm a social drinker. And I hate cigarettes. But to think I could...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I'm having a rough day so I think I'll share how I feel and just kinda document what's going on in my head so I can get my thoughts straight and maybe someone will read this and be...
    LeChatCurieux LeChatCurieux 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I just don't know if this makes sense to anyone else. Support appreciated. Thanks. I have an eating disorder. I have had an eating disorder off and on since I was 14 or so, maybe...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I just don't know if this makes sense to anyone else. Support appreciated. Thanks. I have an eating disorder. I have had an eating disorder off and on since I was 14 or so, maybe...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Sigh. Where to start. I'm 29 and never been kissed. Never been asked out. Never been in a relationship or even on a date. Not even in high school. I chalk up my relational dry...
    Addressingthevoid Addressingthevoid 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    When you try to be honest about who you are, what you like, what you don't like. You state your opinions and try to be an "open book," people seem to think that there is something...
    angelique422 angelique422 22-25, F 1 Response 56 mins ago

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    I have kept open mind to new ideas and experiences- as they say, a ship is safe in harbo, but that's not what ships are for. Accepting some level of risk in life is important. You...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 18 hrs ago

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    Hey everybody!! I have had the SKYLA IUD for maybe over 2 months now? I haven't had any issues except I am a little concerned about my skin. I rarely break out but it seems like...
    faithengen1 faithengen1 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    One month after the breakup...I am now far away, the sun is out, I went from being cold to being extremely hot. I am in the tropics, I hear the cicadas ringing . I am mostly ok. I...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I have never really been able to have friends because I was never allowed to hang out with anybody and I was never allowed to go outside of my house alone are certainly not go down...
    LonerToMost84 LonerToMost84 16-17, M 11 hrs ago

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    My guy is amazing! I have never met a man like him. He texts me all the time. He shares his feelings. He tells me how beautiful I am. He might be a little afraid of getting hurt...
    ifoundhim ifoundhim 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My ex and I were in a long-distance relationship from April 2014 to June the same year, then again from September until January of this year. We took a break because his career...
    Mollywobbles225 Mollywobbles225 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have just ran across DSPS today in researching and trying to find out what exactly has been wrong with me for most of my life. I've classified myself as a night owl since I was...
    CrowWoman CrowWoman 51-55, F 1 hr ago

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    Some of you will know about my horrific trash TV habit. I also have an addiction to trash Youtube videos..I mean EP has kind of taken over a lot of the time I used to spend on it...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 5 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    yes i have when they put me in a mental hospital. i was detained. it made me feel like a criminal and not a sick person at all . it made me feel i did somethink wrong.and i was...
    furrycats furrycats 31-35 18 hrs ago

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    Hi, my name is Shayla (Human) and I am the Aloha Female of The Aussie Darkness Wolf Pack (as a Wolf) and I was wondering if you want to join, just message me or comment (?). As a...
    TheAussieWerewolf TheAussieWerewolf 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    ALWAYS!! I have a million thoughts racing through my mind... Yet I feel as though I am unable to focus on what it is that I must do ... Sounds absolutely absurd I am sure, but as...
    JadedCredence JadedCredence 31-35, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'm looking for a little insight on Pica. I myself do not believe I have Pica but I believe my three year-old daughter does. Literally EVERYTHING she touches she tries to eat and...
    kasirae3192 kasirae3192 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    All I can say is... I'm in trouble. We have a family friend that we only see about once or twice a year, she is beautiful and a really nice and interesting person in general. She...
    Kayceyy Kayceyy 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I’M CRUSHING ON MY PARTNER’S SIBLING Do you have a crush on your partner’s brother or sister? Do you secretly want to take things farther with them, but don’t want it to...
    NFTVCasting NFTVCasting 70+, F 7 hrs ago

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    I don't know where to begin. My mother is almost bipolar because of some of the things my mom does. She says things like " Be nice to so and so" but then a little bit later, my...
    TheCouchPotato TheCouchPotato 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    you'd think I would be used to it. that id remember how it felt. that it wouldn't hurt this bad after so long, 15 years actually. but it hurts the same. I wish I didn't have to...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    wrong move -_- my stocks went down to -2.34. tsk tsk. should have to work hard before the first quarter end -_- i should have sell it the other day.
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I really don't understand why domestic pet rats are so frowned upon. Honestly the best pets that I have ever had before. I have a male called Mr Beads and three girls named Little...
    elenorr elenorr 18-21 3 hrs ago

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    I wish I had a friend I could play guitar with. I haven't had any friend's in over 10 years.
    mitchmiller1969 mitchmiller1969 41-45, M 22 hrs ago

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    I posted my alopecia experience I have alopecia totalis Check it?
    eriloves1D eriloves1D 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    About an hour of actual sleep and I have to be at work at 4am. I try not rely on sleeping pills, as I don't like the idea of taking medication unless it's absolutely necessary, but...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I have the potential to be a really strong, attractive and intellectual woman but sometimes lack confidence. Every year my laziness and sometimes my lack of fashion sense for...
    alostone alostone 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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